Friday, July 17, 2015

What’s New at NC DPI posted yesterday.

Here is more information on the White House’s ConnectEd Initiative.

Here is the latest in a series of letters by The Hechinger Report between Carol Burris, principal of South Side High School in Rockville Centre, NY, and Jayne Ellspermann, principal of West Port High School in Ocala, FL: When it comes to the Common Core, we should “teach to the test”—and no, there’s nothing wrong with that!


  • Senate Approves a Bill to Revamp ‘No Child Left Behind’

    The New York Times | 07/16/2015

  • Senate Passes ESEA Rewrite With Big Bipartisan Backing, 81-17

    Education Week | 07/16/2015

  • If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

    The Washington Post | 07/16/2015

  • Why Republicans and teachers unions are teaming up against Obama

    Vox | 07/16/2015

  • Money Matters After All?

    EducationNext | 07/17/2015

  • Money Does Matter After All

    EducationNext | 07/17/2015

  • VIDEO: Dual Credit STEM Courses In Chicago High Schools

    EducationNext | 07/16/2015

  • ConnectHome: Initiative to link public housing residents with free Internet

    The Durham Herald-Sun | 07/17/2015

  • McCrory, Atkinson: NC funds for TAs should be flexible

    WNCN | 07/15/2015

  • Fighting for agriculture education

    The Greenville Daily Reflector | 07/15/2015

  • Tuition-voucher program remains in limbo as school year approaches

    The Fayetteville Observer | 07/16/2015

  • Governor McCrory Outlines Education Goals to Education Cabinet

    NC Political News | 07/16/2015

  • Hall Fletcher rolls out 'red carpet' for students

    Asheville Citizen-Times | 07/16/2015

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